Accreditations & Awards

HOA’s Laboratory Services are Nationally Accredited by COLA

COLA  is a physician-directed organization whose purpose is to promote health and safety through accreditation and educational programs. Their services are designed to improve clinical laboratories as a whole giving us the confidence that our laboratory provides the best patient care. COLA helps us ensure accurate test results, run our laboratory in accordance with quality systems, and meet CLIA accreditation requirements in order to serve our patients better.

COLA website

HOA Achieves Certification Through ASCO’s Patient-Centered Cancer Care Pilot

HOA is among nine oncology group practices that achieved certification through the ASCO Patient-Centered Cancer Care Certification pilot. Our practice met rigorous, expert-backed oncology medical home standards and will continue quality assessment and improvement efforts through 2023. 

Learn More on the ASCO Website

HOA is Oncology Medical Home Certified

Hematology-Oncology Associates of CNY is an Oncology Medical Home.  For more information see the OMH PDF Handout


Oncology Medical Home Website

HOA - The Patient Rx Center has received the ACHC Specialty Pharmacy with Oncology Distinction Accreditation

This accreditation reflects HOA’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that demonstrate a higher level of performance and patient care. 

HOA is the only QOPI Certified Cancer Center in Central New York

Oncologists can achieve certification by demonstrating practice consistent with the highest standards of care. The seal designates those practices that not only scored high on the key QOPI quality measures, but meet rigorous safety measures established by American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS).

QOPI Website

HOA is a CEO Cancer Gold Standard-accredited employer

The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ provides a framework for employers to have a healthier workplace by focusing on cancer risk reduction, early detection, and access to clinical trials and high-quality care.

CEO Cancer Gold Standard Website

HOA meets rigorous quality standards for Radiation Oncology and received accreditation from the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) APEx - Accreditation Program for Excellence® in 2022

Accreditation through APEx is a voluntary and rigorous multi-step process during which a facility’s practices are evaluated using consensus-based standards. A facility must demonstrate its safety and quality processes and that it adheres to patient-centered care by promoting effective communication, coordinated treatments and strong patient engagement.

HOA's ACR accreditation for all Diagnostics has been in effect since 2009

The CT Accreditation Program involves submission of clinical and phantom images, dose measurements and scanning protocols. Accreditation is required for providers that bill for CT, MRI, breast MRI, nuclear medicine and PET under part B of the MPFS.

ACR Website

ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center

ACR Accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation indicates we are committed to providing the safest and best quality care possible, meeting stringent criteria for low-dose CT scanner operations and participating int he ACR Lung Cancer Screening Registry.